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Lupita Nyong'o Upset: SAG Awards Winners

SAG Awards 2014 winners: Lupita Nyong'o surprises, shoo-in Cate Blanchett doesn't (image: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong'o in '12 Years a Slave') The 2014 SAG Awards ceremony was held at downtown Los Angeles' Shrine Exposition Center earlier this evening, January 18. Presenters included Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Josh Holloway, Clark Gregg, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Mindy Kaling, and Pauley Perrette, in addition to about a couple of dozen nominees. Most of the winners – including those in the television categories – were the expected ones, e.g., Bryan Cranston for Breaking Bad, Best Actor Oscar winner Michael Douglas (Wall Street, 1987) for his portrayal of Liberace in Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra, Jared Leto for Jean-Marc Vallée's Dallas Buyers Club, […]


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Lupita Nyong'o Upset: SAG Awards Winners



Oscar Predictions: From Amy Adams to Leonardo DiCaprio

Amy Adams and Christian Bale in 'American Hustle' Oscar 2014 predictions Below are our last-minute Oscar 2014 predictions. The 86th Academy Award nominations are going to be announced on Thursday, January 16, at 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. We will be posting the list of Oscar 2014 nominations here. As mentioned elsewhere on this site, the Oscar nominations always offer some kind of surprise that will leave some elated and others mighty pissed off. Last year, for example, left out of the Best Director roster were favorites Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty and Ben Affleck for Argo. The latter film, predictably, went on to take […]


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Oscar Predictions: From Amy Adams to Leonardo DiCaprio



Racist '12 Years a Slave' Posters? + Bette Davis & Joan Crawford Shower Curtains Are Watching You

“Racist” 12 Years a Slave Italian poster? That's Brad Pitt – instead of lead Chiwetel Ejiofor – in Steve McQueen's 12 anni schiavo. But is this poster truly racist, as social media hysteria would have us believe, or merely another instance of lack of truth in advertising? Along with David O. Russell's American Hustle and Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity, 12 Years a Slave is one of the top contenders for the 2014 Best Picture Academy Award. In the period drama based on real-life events, Ejiofor stars as a free-born black man who is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the mid-19th century United States, being forced to work for 12 years in a Louisiana plantation. '12 Years a Slave': Racist Italian […]


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Racist '12 Years a Slave' Posters? + Bette Davis & Joan Crawford Shower Curtains Are Watching You